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Iran Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. With 82 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country. Its territory spans 1,648,195 km², making it the second largest country in the Middle East and the 17th largest in the world.

Will the United States Bomb Iran before Trump leaves?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021 04:45

FIRST: US President cut short his New Years VacationSECOND: Are Israel and Saudi Arabia pushing the US to attack Iran?THIRD: Iran warns the US Click here to read the full ... Read More

Iran issues bank note with ‘phantom’ zeros to mark transition to new currency

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 11, 2020 19:41

To signify a transition to the new currency, Iran's Central Bank has launched a new "phantom zeros" version of the most frequently-used bank note in the country. According to the ... Read More

Iran would not allow its airlines to hike fares to offset COVID-19 losses

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020 12:38

The Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran announced today in a statement that airline ticket price hikes announced last week by the Association of Iranian Airlines (AIA) would ... Read More

German Citizen from Glendora, California abducted by Iran Ministry in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 4, 2020 18:48

When flying on Emirates Airlines from Los Angeles to India, you need to change planes in Dubai, UAE. This may cost Jamshid Sharmahd his life. Jamshid Sharmahd is a German ... Read More

Iran claims US fighter jets ‘endangered’ Mahan Air passenger plane

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 24, 2020 00:55

Iranian media claims that US Air Force fighter jets 'unsafely intercepted' Iran's Mahan Air passenger aircraft en route from Tehran to Beirut, causing 'injuries' to several passengers. Earlier Iranian officials ... Read More

The reason Ukraine International Airlines PS752 was shut down over Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020 00:36

During a conflict situation between Iran and the United States, a Ukraine International Airlines Flight was shot down by the Iranian military after takeoff in Teheran. With 167 passengers and ... Read More

Canada’s Transport Minister addresses ICAO on Ukraine International Airlines flight shot down in Iran

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020 18:38

On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing 176 people, including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents. ... Read More

US Navy ordered to sink Iranian gunboats in Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020 19:21

American President Donald Trump tweeted today that he has ordered US Navy to destroy any and all Iranian gunboats that harass American warships in the Persian Gulf. "I have instructed ... Read More

Spain bans Iran’s Mahan Air from its airspace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020 00:33

As of the start of this year, Barcelona Airport - El Prat in Spain was the only destination that Iran's Mahan Air flew to and from within the European Union. ... Read More

Countries to avoid travel during Coronavirus: San Marino the worst, China dropping to 12, Italy 8, USA 48

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 9, 2020 06:07

Currently, 110,090 are infected by Coronavirus. 3831 people died and 62,301 recovered from COVID-19 China is still the country with the highest number of infections (80,738) but based on the ... Read More

Coronavirus WHO Middle East Update

The Media Line The Media Line- February 25, 2020 21:57

Dr. Dalia Samhouri manager for emergency preparedness and international health regulations for the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region said Iran – where the deputy health minister is now a ... Read More

Lebanon reducing flights to Iran due to Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2020 08:30

Lebanon is reducing flights from Beirut to Teheran and other Cities with confirmed cases of coronavirus. Two Iranian airlines, Iran Air and Mahan Air, have two daily flights between Iran ... Read More

Stay with me! Iran 40 days after remains Xenophobic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020 23:07

In 2008 it was the hope of an initiative by this publication to get Iranians motivated with the idea for Peace Through Tourism. A few days ago was the 40th ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020 22:25

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of the victims in UIA passenger plane shot down by Iranian ... Read More

Iran next country turning back Chinese visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020 07:39

Iran may be the next country banning Chinese visitors from entering the Islamic Republic because of the coronavirus threat. Currently, Iran has no cases of coronavirus. As reported on Press ... Read More

European airlines returning to Iranian and Iraqi airspace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020 19:15

The Integrated EU Aviation Security Risk Assessment Group has canceled its advisory for flights over Iranian airspace, saying its decision came a day after it met to assess the most ... Read More

Caspian Air plane with 130 on board crash-lands in Iran

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020 18:44

Caspian Airlines Flight 6936 skidded of the runway and ended up in the middle of a city street, when it was trying to land in the city of Bandar-e Mahshahr ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020 10:43

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Aeroflot took off from Teheran as well and ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020 03:05

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on PF752 over Iran. Who is responsible?  Who has to pay? ... Read More

German Lufthansa extends Iran flight ban until March 28

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020 23:01

German Lufthansa airline announced that it will not operate flights to Tehran, Iran until March 28. According to airline, the measure is being taken for 'safety reasons'. The airline said ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020 23:23

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay them compensation for a Ukrainian passenger Boeing 737 jet shot ... Read More

Seychelles role in USA Iran peace talks?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020 02:15

Why Seychelles is the most powerful country in Africa? The Republic of Seychelles has less than 100,000 citizens but remains the most powerful country in Africa. The island country is ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020 23:25

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic of Iran. They are to depart Turkey for Tehran on ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020 04:59

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the Ukrainian airliner that Iran says it shot down accidentally. Will ... Read More

Why Lufthansa Group is also guilty in Ukrainian crash in Iran?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020 09:51

Also responsible for the Ukraine International Airlines crash may be Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Aeroflot to the parties responsible for the Ukraine International Airlines disaster in ... Read More

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020 05:33

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was brought down due to human error, General Staff of the ... Read More

How Switzerland may have just prevented World War 3?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020 02:53

The United States and Iran were on the brink of war this week. A war between Iran and the U.S. has the potential of World War Three. Iran had already ... Read More

Iran claims Ukraine International Airlines Boeing ‘caught fire in flight’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020 19:30

Iran Civil Aviation Organization announced that Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet 'had caught fire in flight' before crashing just outside Iranian capital city on Wednesday, January 8, Iran's Tasnim ... Read More

63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020 19:09

While Iranian missiles attack U.S. airbases in Iraq and the world was waiting for the United States to launch an attack on Iran, Ukrainian International Airlines Flight  PS752  was preparing ... Read More

CIA: Ukrainian Airlines crash not a missile strike?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020 09:22

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in a televised address, has asked people not to speculate or jump to hasty conclusions about the cause of a plane crash in Iran that killed ... Read More

Bus crash in Iran: 20 dead, 23 injured

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020 09:02

A tourist bus overthrew in Mazandaran province, Iran 20 people were killed and 23 injured, according to Iranian state television. Mazandaran Province, is an Iranian province located along the southern coast ... Read More

Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020 01:22

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of the people who perished in the accident involving Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines official statement on Tehran crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 20:08

Today, on January 08, 2020, a “Ukraine International Airlines” aircraft while operating flight PS752 from Tehran to Kyiv disappeared from the radars a few minutes after departure from Tehran International ... Read More

Hiding something? Iran refuses to release crashed Ukrainian plane’s black box

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 19:40

Iran announced that it will not release the 'black box' from the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger jet, that crashed near Tehran on Wednesday, neither to Ukraine, nor Boeing. Responding to ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 18:09

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: "This morning, I join Canadians across the country who are shocked and saddened ... Read More

Ukrainian plane with 176 passengers on board crashed in Iran

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 04:16

A Ukrainian International Airline passenger plane with 176 passengers and crew on board crashed on Wednesday morning shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, Iran, Tasnim agency ... Read More

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